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Springbok Twins

Unread postby Mikegoose » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:22 pm

Hi There,

Came across this springbok with two calves near Monro in the Kgalagadi, Oct 2012, apparently a fairly rare occurrence?


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Re: Springbok Twins

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:44 pm

I've got approximately the same, end of September... and I was not sure if they are twins :hmz:
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Re: Springbok Twins

Unread postby Nina! » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:52 pm

Twins or not - they are very cute :D

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Re: Springbok Twins

Unread postby Philip1 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:54 pm

:w: Mikegoose, she looks like a proud Mom :great:
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Re: Springbok Twins

Unread postby kallis1786 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:28 pm

:congrats: Mikegoose.

You must be really lucky to come across that. I have never seen Springbok in thw WILD. Because I have only visited one National Park my whole life which happens to be Kruger.

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Re: Springbok Twins

Unread postby shane » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:33 am

Morning all, just got back from KTP - had an amazing time with wonderful sightings. We sat near urikaruus
for an hour and a half watching 3 springbok give birth. Will post pic as some as I have them sorted.

Eventually we counted groups of 5-9 babies together a day or 2 later. However, the leopard and cheetahs feasted well and we saw the same leopard with 3 different kills (these new born babies) in 3 consecutive days. This not to mention the cheetah in the same area.
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